Ishikawa Takuboku Poetry Monument (Morioka Castle Ruins Park (Iwate Park))

Morioka City

Central Iwate

In the Morioka Castle Ruins Park, there is a monument with the famous poem ``Fifteen Hearts Lying on the Grass of the Unwanted Castle, Breathing in the Sky.'' Morioka Castle's Ninomaru is where Takuboku escaped from his school window as a boy, read literary and philosophical books, and ended his daydreams. The text on the monument is written by Kyosuke Kindaichi.

Morioka Ichimaru
Morioka Tourism and Convention Association
Phone number 019-604-3305
FAX number 019-653-4417

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